Pittsburgh-based singer/songwriter Joy Ike played piano as a child, but after several years away from the instrument found herself returning to music shortly before graduating college. Ike, who's been widely recognized for being both a skilled songwriter and a percussive pianist, spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about her creative process and her latest fan-funded album All or Nothing.
Joy Ike will perform at Dayton's Ghostlight Coffee with Tiffany Thompson on Thursday, April 4th.
A Cedarville University graduate, Jesse DeConto grew up experiencing both sacred and secular music and began playing with his family as a young adult. In an interview with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, DeConto talks about his musical roots and performing with his siblings in The Pinkerton Raid.
The Pinkerton Raid will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's South Park neighborhood on April 6th. The band will also be in Cincinnati at Sitwell's Coffee House on April 5th and will open for Denison Witmer on April 13th at Columbus' Rumba Cafe.
Austin-based singer-songwriter Aly Tadros remembers the moment when she decided to devote her life to music. In an interview with WYSO's Juliet Fromholt, Tadros recounts that story and talks where music has taken her since then, including her most recent release, The Fits.
Aly Tadros will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's Historic South Park on Sunday, March 10th.
During the late 1970's Manchester, England was a hotbed of musical activity. One of the bands that burst forth from that scene was Joy Division. They were not together very long. Joy Division ended when Ian Curtis, their lead singer, took his own life as the band was preparing to embark on their first tour of the United States. A tour that never happened.